Visual Diary x RWS


The Addams Family Musical

I caught the Addams Family Musical at RWS last Wednesday, despite the fact that there is a major event the next day at work and I had to report at 7am. I took the chance to watch the musical to take a break from all the stressed accumulated due to the event. Well, it’s not easy to be in the event line, changes occurred even on the very day of the event.

The musical was great. I had a good laugh and I love act about “The Disclosure”. The music, dance, effects and story line were really good. At some point of them, the script of the actor/actresses got me wondering as well.

What do you mean by “a normal life”? 

You want crazy?! I give you CRAZY!

These 2 sentences caught my attention. Seriously, what is a normal life? I wonder who can answer that. E.

Fuk Tak Chi Temple

One night, Laureen and I happened to walked past the Fuk Tak Chi Temple. To be honest, I do not know of this temple due that night. The museum stood out among the different buildings, which caught our attention. The museum was extremely quiet as there’re only the two of us. We took our time to look at the artifacts and models which showcase the life of the Chinese migrants back in the early days.

The Fuk Tak Chi Temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Singapore. It is built in 1824 and the building was restored in 1998. It is now converted into a museum, showcasing the early life of a Chinese migrants.

More information: 

  • Admission price: FREE
  • Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
  • Address: Far East Square, 76 Telok Ayer Street
  • Nearby MRT Station: Raffles Place

If you are interested in history and happened to be around the area, feel free to go to the museum. You would be amazed by the history. Moreover, the temple is relatively small, it would not take up too much of your time.

The photos are took with an iPhone 4s, hence the noise. E.

Singapore Social Concert 2013

That’s how I spent my Friday night. It’d been awhile since I went to a concert. Moreover, I get to see both Carly Rae Jepsen and Psy! It’s was a great stress relief and it was fun! It reminded me of my younger and crazier days. Thanks Laureen for the ticket. 

12.02.2013 – A Walk in Marina Bay Sands

It was the Chinese New Year period. So my family and I decided to go to Marina Bay Sands to have a walk. I bought my camera along, hoping to practice my photography skills, but I bought the wrong lens. However, I just made do with it, and surprisingly the photos turned out to be quite nice. I guessed sometimes, mistakes do give pleasant and positive surprises too. E.

Comes what may

Now that I have more time on hand, I start to think a bit more about my future, or rather on what do I want exactly. It’s hard to pen down the emotions that are within me, needless to say about the thoughts. Majority of these thoughts are due to external factors, because now that I have more time, I started to read and catch up on the news. (The government is planning to increase the population in Singapore. It has it boons and bans.)

I starred at my bucket list. I was wandering if the points that I listed were what I seriously wanted to do? What do I gain from all these? How do I feel towards them? My mum was the one who questioned me when I started on my 365 drawing project: Cats in Crime. To be extremely frank towards myself, I know I had nothing much to gain. However, the entire process of thinking about what to draw to the editing was an enjoyable process. Until now, I don’t find it as a chore. I like to design. I am happy. My inner self is at equilibrium.

This year I started to work towards my goals. Right now, I am reflecting and thinking of the consequences of each goal. I am certain that there will be changes to the bucket list. At the end of the day (or life), I want to live life to the fullest. Like the tagline “Making the best out of imperfections”, I will make do with what I have and make the best out of them. Well, because I know it’s hard to get 100% freedom, but it doesn’t mean that I do not have the freedom of choice to do the things I like. As long as I am happy, other people opinions don’t matter.

I shall leave you to ponder/wonder with this comic that I reblogged on my tumblr.

(Source: Alan Watts – What if money was no object?)

Things Substitute by Modern Technology

Technology is advancing. That’s a fact. Almost everyone (in Singapore) is using a smartphone (including kids!). Gone were the days of jotter books, pagers and five stones. Now, they could be easily be classified under retro or vintage items. And to think that I am a child from the 90s. Time flies. I could still remember vividly some of the pop songs during that period. For example, Barbie Girl and Doctor Jones. Life was simple back then.

Here’s something interesting that I found online…

(Source via Mashable.)

I strongly agreed with the following points,  as I hardly seen those items or practice them.

5. Use public telephones
7. Print photographs
10. Carry portable Casette or CD players
11. Handwritten letters
14. Make mix tapes
25. Read a hard copy of Yellow Pages
25. Look up something in dictionary
30. Use pagers
46. Send post cards

Who knows what the future brings? We may not even need computers or laptops then. Tablets would be as thin as paper liked a PaperTab. All of us may be using that in the future. It’s kind of cool to know that technology is advancing at an extremely fast pace, at the same time, it saddening to know that some items will face extinction. E.